Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers
Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers

A new research has revealed that pledges to reduce emissions in China, Europe and the US give an important step forward, but have fallen short of 2 degrees Celsius.

UN for working together on matters of finance and adaptation

The UN has asked countries to work together to take action on matters of finance and adaptation and define a clear pathway for achieving the goal of USD 100 billion per year by 2020 in support of developing countries.

Still possible to curb warming but time short: Ban Ki-moon

The UN urged nations Tuesday to seize a shrinking opportunity to tame global warming as ministers negotiated in Lima for a new world pact to slash carbon emissions.

Adaptation cost in developing nations to be more than expected: UNEP
Adaptation cost in developing nations to be more than expected: UNEP

The cost of adaptation in developing countries is likely be at least two to three times higher than the expected USD 70-100 billion per year by 2050, even with emissions cuts, the United Nations Environment Programme said in a report on Saturday.

UN chief to help push for Lima climate draft deal

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon heads to Lima next week to help spur action on climate change and clinch a draft deal on emissions reduction.

It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming
It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming

A new research has confirmed how global warming links to carbon emissions.

Peru Summit: Over 190 nations negotiate historic climate deal
Peru Summit: Over 190 nations negotiate historic climate deal

Amid rising emissions and 2014 threatening to be the hottest year in history, India and representatives from over 190 nations began talks at the UN climate summit on a new ambitious and binding deal to cut global carbon emissions ahead of next year's deadline.

Invest in girls to fight climate change: Ashok Khosla

Investing for girls’ education and employment can be helpful in curbing carbon emissions, said Ashok Khosla, an expert on environment and sustainable development.

Climate talks to seek way to historic Paris pact

The world`s nations gather in the Peruvian capital Lima on Monday in a renewed push for a historic deal to roll back carbon emissions threatening future generations.

Hollande seeks 'historic' climate pact at key 2015 summit

French President Francois Hollande today urged the world's nations to make history in Paris next year by signing a globally binding climate pact he hopes to leave as his government's legacy.

Nations pledge USD 9.3 bn for Green Climate Fund

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin today pledged USD 9.3 billion for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for global warming, just shy of a USD 10 bn target.

World not close to avoiding dangerous warming: UN

he world still isn't close to preventing what leaders call a dangerous level of man-made warming, a new United Nations report says. That's despite some nations' recent pledges to cut back on carbon dioxide emissions.

China unveils stiff targets to cut down emissions by 2020
China unveils stiff targets to cut down emissions by 2020

China, world's top emitter of greenhouse gases, Wednesday unveiled a new strategy to limit energy consumption, setting ambitious targets to curb the country's dependence on coal, days after it clinched a surprise climate deal with the US.

China asks developing countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Promising to set ambitious goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions following a landmark agreement with the US, China has asked other developing countries to follow suit.

India should take lead on climate change: UK official

In the wake of the ground-breaking deal on reducing emissions signed earlier this week between the US and China, a top UK official today said that her country wants to "see India there in the lead, showing direction" on climate change issues.

New Zealand 'off track' on controlling carbon emissions

New Zealand is struggling to control its carbon emissions and move to a low-carbon future, the government said Wednesday.

US, China announce 'historic' climate change goals
US, China announce 'historic' climate change goals

Top greenhouse gas emitters China and the US today announced a "historic" pact that could cut their emissions by close to a third over the next two decades, as President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama held talks to push forward new type of major-country ties.

Australia lagging behind to deal with climate change: Report
Australia lagging behind to deal with climate change: Report

 Australia's lacklustre approach to climate change has resulted in a 70 percent dip in investment from foreign organisations, a Climate Council report said.

Australia PM defends using coal after UN warning on climate

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Tuesday defended using coal to generate energy as "the foundation of our prosperity", after the United Nations warned that carbon emissions were leading to disaster.

India for paradigm shift in solving global warming problem

India Tuesday advocated a "paradigm shift" in finding a solution to global warming, days after UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that current trends in carbon emissions will lead to "disaster".